Privacy & Legal
Your privacy is important to Scharfstein LLP. This statement discloses the privacy practices of the
adheres to the
latest privacy legislation enacted by the Government of Canada. Your privacy and personal
information is protected by the Privacy Act and the Personal Information Protection and Electronic
Documents Act (PIPEDA).
accordance with federal legislation) by posting such change, update or modification on our website.
Any such change, update or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on our website,
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through our website and read the information contained
on the Web pages, we may gather certain information about your visit automatically. This information
does not identify you personally.
WE DO NOT DISCLOSE ANY NONPUBLIC PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU WITH ANYONE FOR ANY PURPOSE THAT IS
NOT SPECIFICALLY PERMITTED BY LAW.
We may automatically gather the Internet domain (for example, ‘yourcompany.com’ if you use a private
Internet access account, or ‘schoolname.edu’ if you connect from a university’s domain), IP address
(an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing
the Web) from which you access our website, and the date and time you access our website and the
pages you visit.
We may collect nonpublic personal information from you when you voluntarily provide personally
identifiable information to us through our Website. We may collect information that we secure from
our files and from our affiliates. We may collect information that we receive from consumer
reporting agencies. We may collect information that we receive from others involved in your
transactions, such as real estate agents or lenders. We limit use of such information to the
purposes for which the information was provided.
However, we reserve the right to use such information for marketing/product development research and
other similar purposes and/or to contact you regarding additional services or products that you may
If you send an electronic mail (email) message that includes personally identifiable information,
for example, in an email message containing an inquiry, we will use that information to respond to
your inquiry. Remember that email is not necessarily secure against interception. If your
communication is very sensitive, or includes information such as your bank account, charge card, or
social insurance number, you should not send it electronically unless it is encrypted or our website
indicates the particular site is secure.
Our employees may view information that you provide us in order to perform their jobs and service
you. We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to those employees who need to
know that information in order to provide products or services to you. We do not share nonpublic
personal information to third parties who are not affiliated with us, unless the law allows us to do
Our website may contain links to other websites that are provided and maintained exclusively by
third parties. Websites provided and maintained by third parties are not subject to this privacy
policy. Please review the privacy policies on those websites to understand their personal
information handling practices. We make no representations concerning the privacy policies of these
third party websites.
The information and links contained on this website are being provided by Scharfstein LLP for general
information purposes only. This website may include links to third party websites over which
Scharfstein LLP has no control. Scharfstein LLP makes no representations as to the accuracy or any
other aspect of the information contained in such third party websites.
Furthermore, Scharfstein LLP makes no representations about the suitability, reliability,
availability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information contained on this website for any purpose.
The information contained on this website is provided ‘as is’ without warranty of any kind.
Scharfstein LLP hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to this website,
including all implied warranties and conditions or merchantability, fitness for a particular
purpose, title and non-infringement.
In no event shall Scharfstein LLP be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special,
consequential damages or any damages whatsoever arising out of or in any way connected with the use
or performance of this website.